TE KŌHANGA REO NATIONAL TRUST BOARD APPOINTS DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON

The Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust is pleased to announce that Mr Daniel Procter of Ngāti Uepohatu, Ngai Tamanuhiri, Ngati Rangiwaho descent, has been appointed as the Deputy Chairperson to the Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust Board.

Daniel is the first graduate of Kōhanga Reo to become a Board member.  He was nominated by his Kōhanga Reo whānau and appointed in 2016.

A fluent speaker of te reo Māori and graduate of the prestigious Te Panekiretanga o te Reo, Daniel brings his skills and knowledge in the language speaking community, Education and Social Sector experience to the role.

As a Pāpā in Kōhanga Reo he also represents the He Manu Pīrere alumni and the future faces of the kaupapa.

Daniel will be a great support to the recently appointed Chairman, Matua Hook, and fellow board members as Kaitiaki of the Te Kōhanga Reo movement.

 

Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust Board

Back row: Daniel Procter, Matua Hook, Waihoroi Shortland, Hurimoana Nui Dennis

Front row: Te Wheoro Rangikotua, Dame Iritana Tawhiwhirangi, Dame Tariana Turia, Sue Tipene.